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Tenth Circuit Sides with Staffing Agency in ADA Case

A staffing agency got a win at the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals last month over a failure-to-accommodate claim. But the seemingly rare appellate...

Congress Takes Shot at Browning-Farris

Between the courts and Congress, the days of the National Labor Relations Board’s expanded joint employer standard might be numbered.

Consumer Watchdog Arbitration Rule Stirs Pot

Earlier this month, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau rolled out a new rule that bans companies from using arbitration clauses intended to prevent class action suits.

Supreme Court Has Eye on IPR

The nation’s highest court recently turned heads by agreeing to hear a case that could eliminate a popular yet controversial tool for patent litigants.

Business Looks to Supreme Court for ‘Whistleblower’ Definition

The U.S. Supreme Court said last week that it would take up a case questioning whether whistleblowers are protected under the Dodd-Frank Act, even...

Startup Pitfalls to Avoid

Colorado’s booming startup culture has kept corporate counsel busy, but several aspects can often be overlooked and create difficult problems for investors, founders and employees down the road.

Workers’ Comp Cases Remain in ALJ Domain

The Colorado Court of Appeals said public employees seeking workers comp claims are left taking their claims to doctors specified by their employer and will have their cases heard by ALJs

Budget Proposal Includes Labor Agency Overhaul

As the Trump administration looks to slash the federal budget, several government agencies are expected to be downsized or combined. And one area that...

Securing Networks Through Public-Private Partnership

Although President Trump is living up to his campaign promise to prioritize the national infrastructure’s resistance to cyberattacks, incentives for private industry players to aid in that goal might look pretty familiar.

Trump Issues First Cybersecurity Order

Days before the “WannaCry” cyber attack made headlines around the world for its impact, President Trump made good on his efforts to improve U.S. cyber security with his first cyber security executive order.